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No longer in fashion; outmoded.

[French, past participle of démoder, to outmode : dé-, out (from Old French de-; see de-) + mode, fashion; see mode.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) out of fashion; outmoded
[French, from dé- out of + mode style, fashion]
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(deɪ mɔˈdeɪ)

adj. French.
no longer in fashion; out-of-date.
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A French word meaning outdated or no longer fashionable.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.démodé - out of fashiondemode - out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"
unfashionable, unstylish - not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind"
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[deɪˈmɒdeɪ] ADJpasado de moda
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He adds that the girl, sister of the above-named, hanged herself after she had been seduced, and that she was seduced by some stranger, Demodes by name, who was travelling with Hesiod, and who was also killed by the brothers.
11-12), comentando a passagem do Imperio para a Republica, afirma que "a mudanca de regime ocorreu, entre nos, nao pelas virtudes proprias daquele que passavamos a adotar, mas pelo fastio que suscitava a monarquia no seio da classe dirigente, com a ostentacao de um estilo francamente demode. Eramos os unicos 'atrasados' nesse particular em todo o continente americano".
Cate Blanchett as Lou, Helena Bonham Carter as Rose, the demode designer, and Anne Hathaway, the less-than-intellectual actress who contributes her cluelessness to the success of the group's dark enterprise are enough reasons to watch the film.
En este sentido, en el que el biografo no sabe pero tampoco quiere dejarse instruir por la biografia, porque en rigor sabe demasiado como para verse afectado por la vida que narra (sabe, entre otras cosas, del redito literario de la representacion del fracaso), La operacion Masotta resulta la puesta en escena de un sartrismo obstinado y demode, provechoso en terminos de autofiguracion narrativa.
At last, his double major in ceramics hits pay dirt, sweetly coinciding white china's demode status.
This at a time when "neoliberalism" and its mirror, "theory," were peaking, filling the hole at the center of the US university system, and when there persisted, thanks to still-useful if attenuating postwar alliances, a fetish for the transatlantic migration of just- demode (better: fashionably late) "Continental" ideas, a mythic territory that would become the stage for Kraus's own work.
Nessas condicoes, essas categorias sao retiradas--ou pelo menos vem-se buscando, em vao, retira-las--da cena publica, por serem entendidas como discussao demode. Nesses termos, falar em ideologia (ou ideologias) na contemporaneidade adquire conotacao essencialmente pejorativa.
And though "making it" in digital as a humble, demode writer might seem like swimming up an especially unyielding and jagged stream, you will come out the other side a white swan in demand, a technician in your field.